As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout Kentucky, we urge you to heed the advice of Chief Justice Minton and “safely release as many defendants as we can as quickly as we can” from Kentucky jails.  [Minton Twitter] “We know what a potential disaster this could be and it’s our responsibility to work with jailersContinue reading “We Must Significantly Reduce the Jail Population to Protect Kentuckians from COVID-19”
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Governor Turns Over Rock of Criminal Justice System, Finds Much Messiness
On Wednesday, December 11, 2019, my client Kurt Smith slept outside of a correctional facility for the first time since he was a teenager, after receiving a pardon from Governor Bevin. He was not the only one, many people received commutations and pardons that either resulted in release, or gave them hope for release for the first time ever.